We’re blessed to have represented earlier than the Supreme Court docket all kinds of purchasers, from massive firms and spiritual orders to legal defendants and Native American teams. After we prevail earlier than the excessive courtroom, we typically obtain a spherical of congratulatory messages from law-firm colleagues for a job effectively achieved, particularly when we have now helped our purchasers vindicate their basic constitutional rights.
This time round, we obtained a really totally different message from our regulation agency. Having simply secured a landmark choice vindicating our purchasers’ constitutional Second Modification rights in New York State Rifle & Pistol Affiliation v. Bruen, we had been offered with a stark selection—withdraw from representing them or withdraw from the agency. There was just one selection: We couldn’t abandon our purchasers just because their positions are unpopular in some circles.